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Auction: Furniture & Works of Art
was auctioned on: 21 September 2010
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A George III mahogany tea chest

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Estimate: £600 - £800
ca. US$933 - US$1,244
Price realised:  £500
ca. US$777
Lot number 481, Views: 4

A George III mahogany tea chest, of rectangular form with quarter pilasters and a moulded edge hinged cover with a cast brass handle, revealing a japanned oval panel to the inside depicting a chinoserie scene of figures taking tea in a garden pavillion, a pair of Pontypool painted tole canisters having a scarlet ground with gilt decoration of chinoserie scenes and foliage, the undersides signed with a 'B' and a character, both with covers, one painted inside with a blue ground, a tea branch and inscribed 'China', the front with a cast gilt brass escutcheon, the base moulding raised on ogee bracket feet, with key, 6.5in (16.5in), 11in (28cm) w.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Title: Furniture & Works of Art
Date of the auction: 21 Sep 2010
Address: Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
SP1 3SU Salisbury Wiltshire
United Kingdom
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